Zac Posen joins Heidi Klum and Tim Gunn in leaving ‘Project Runway’

Zac Posen joins Heidi Klum and Tim Gunn in leaving ‘Project Runway’

Designer Zac Posen says he additionally won’t return as a decide to “Undertaking Runway” when it relaunches on Bravo. His announcement follows phrase earlier Friday that the present’s signature stars Heidi Klum and Tim Gunn are exiting the praised unscripted collection to topline a brand new trend actuality collection for Amazon Prime Video.

“Working alongside Heidi, Nina and Tim as a decide for six seasons of ‘Undertaking Runway’ was one of many best experiences of my profession,” Posen stated in a press release offered to Deadline. “I’ll cherish the chance the present gave me to be taught from and develop with my co-judges, the producers, crew and designers. ‘Runway’ has led to unbelievable alternatives and I’m at present at work on some new initiatives that I’m very excited to share with you quickly. I want the present and everybody a lot success all the time.”

Bravo didn’t handle Posen’s exit particularly however launched the next assertion to Deadline.

“Bravo is proud to deliver ‘Undertaking Runway’ again the place all of it started, and Heidi and Tim will all the time be an enormous a part of the legacy. The collection will proceed its iconic affect with Bravo’s reboot for the subsequent era of designers and followers. We’re excited to announce our new host and mentor very quickly.”

Posen joined “Undertaking Runway” in Season 11, taking up for Michael Kors who had been with the collection since its launch.

“Undertaking Runway” is shifting to its unique community Bravo for its 17th season after a decade on Lifetime. The transfer was introduced final spring as a part of a deal between the NBCUniversal community and Lantern Leisure. It marked one of many first huge strikes for Lantern, whose bid to accumulate the belongings of TWC (which included “Undertaking Runway”), was authorised by the Delaware chapter court docket final Could.

Posen was the topic of the documentary “Home of Z,” chronicling his profession, which premiered on the Tribeca Movie Pageant. He simply launched the lookbook for the SS19 Zac Posen Assortment, which he’ll present via a collection of pictures versus a runway present. As well as, he serves as inventive director for the Brooks Brothers signature girls’s assortment and equipment. He additionally partnered with Delta Air Traces to re-design the enduring uniforms, is an envoy for The Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Basis, and wrote a cookbook entitled “Cooking with Zac,” which is at present obtainable worldwide.

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